Önd-verða

Old Norse Dictionary - önd-verða

Meaning of Old Norse word "önd-verða" (or ǫnd-verða) in English.

As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:

önd-verða (ǫnd-verða)
u, f. the beginning; fyrir öndverðu heims þessa, Hom. 196.

Orthography: The Cleasby & Vigfusson book used letter ö to represent the original Old Norse vowel ǫ. Therefore, önd-verða may be more accurately written as ǫnd-verða.

Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᚢᚾᛏ-ᚢᛁᚱᚦᛅ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements

Abbreviations used:

f.
feminine.
m.
masculine.

Works & Authors cited:

Hom.
Homiliu-bók. (F. II.)
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